J Korean Orthop Assoc.  2004 Aug;39(4):435-438.

Solitary Intraosseous Neurofibroma of the Femur Neck: A Case Report

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Asan Medical Center, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea. shlee2@amc.seoul.kr
  • 2Department of Pathology, Samsung Medical Center, College of Medicine, University of Sungkyunkwan, Seoul, Korea.
  • 3Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kangnam Asan Hospital, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

Whereas neurofibroma is a fairly common soft tissue tumor, solitary intraosseous neurofibroma is a very rare type of bone tumor, and there relatively few cases have been reported worldwide, which were localized to the maxilla and mandible. We experienced a solitary intraosseous neurofibroma and treated it by curettage and bone graft through trochanter osteotomy of the femur. We report a rare case of solitary intraosseous neurofibroma and provide a review of reported cases.

Keyword

Solitary intraosseous neurofibroma; Femur neck
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